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Photos: Nocturne 2017

The theme of Nocturne this year was “Vanish.” The annual festival took place October 14 in different locations throughout Halifax and Dartmouth. Attendees were invited to participate with and admire art installations centring around the theme.

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Political activism through prose: Halifax women show off their "magic"

“We are unstoppable; another world is possible.” The drums of Rad Rhythms were in sync with the heartbeat of Mother Earth. Each activist’s heartbeat quickened and matched pace. The crowd was exhilarated and ready to take action, standing in solidarity with their U.S. brothers and sisters. Over one million marchers around the world proved that […]

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RAW VIDEO: National Day of Action in Halifax

[box type=”info”] Warning: This video contains strong language. [/box] Yesterday, the Canadian Federation of Students, supporters and post-secondary students nationwide went “All Out” in the form of rallies and protests to call for free and accessible education for all from provincial and federal decision-makers. In Halifax, students at King’s, Dalhousie, NSCAD University, the NSCC Waterfront […]

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Nocturne: Art at Night celebrates ninth festival

Earlier this month, Nocturne: Art at Night hosted its ninth event. This year’s theme was ‘Motive’ and participating artists were invited to engage with this theme while preparing their pieces and performances. Since the beginning, Nocturne has seen the number of visitors grow by thousands with each festival as more members of the public wander […]

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Arts & Culture City Features In Focus

HPX: Mo Kenney

Friday night, local singer-songwriter Mo Kenney performed alongside Symphony Nova Scotia as part of the Halifax Pop Explosion festival, resulting in a spectacular show. The combination of her honest, powerful lyrics and warm voice with the vibrancy of the orchestra left the audience with a unique experience and wanting more. Ahead of her Oct. 21 performance […]

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Arts & Culture City Editors' Blog In Focus

HPX: Night three

From Oct. 19-22, Halifax Pop Explosion is taking over venues around the city. Here’s what we thought about the performances we attended Oct. 21. Click here to read our night one recap, and here for night two. John: My roommate complained to me last night about the fact that I started yesterday’s review with a […]

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HPX: Basia Bulat

Folk has found its way into the Halifax Pop Explosion festival as Ontario-raised singer/song-writer Basia Bulat prepares for her upcoming show on Saturday. After releasing her fourth studio album in February, Good Advice, Bulat has spent most of her year on the road performing hits like ‘La La Lie’ and ‘Fool’. While her first three […]

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New Khyber location brings hope to Halifax art community

The new location of the Khyber Centre of the Arts on Hollis Street, is a beacon of hope for artists who were surprised by their abrupt eviction from the Barrington Street location in the spring of 2014. “I think a lot of artists and art goers felt helpless and that the city was pushing them […]

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Emma Fitzgerald's favourite city spots

Getting to know your city is a bit of an art – one that can make you feel more like you belong while also stoking your wanderlust. It helps you feel independent yet more connected. How well do you know Halifax? If you live on campus, are new to town, or spend most of your […]

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The human behind Humans of King’s College

Ever since Brandon Stanton’s project Humans of New York took off worldwide, all kinds of pages and blogs following the same style have popped up across the globe. As it turns out, there’s one here at King’s as well. Humans of King’s College, a Facebook page started by first year journalism student Fiona Fox, is […]